The majority of those shot by police were armed with guns, though at least nine of those killed or wounded were unarmed. Black people represented 10% of those killed or injured in police encounters where a subject’s race could be determined, though they make up only 5% of the state’s population. Hispanic people accounted for 36% of all people killed or wounded in police encounters, though they make up 22% of the state population. At least nine of those killed or injured were experiencing a mental health crisis, and eight more had a history of suicidal ideation. Six people died by suicide after police fired at them, and two others died after they stopped breathing during an altercation with police. Nearly all of those shot by police were men, and the majority were between the ages of 20 and 39. Six teenagers were also shot. Of the cases with completed investigations, the actions of all but one of the officers were found legally justified by district attorneys or grand … [Read more...] about We tracked every police shooting in Colorado last year. Here’s what we learned.
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There are many, many, many more abusive Roman Catholic priests, nuns, teachers, counselors, and even janitors. Millions of victims never come forward and we must ask a very difficult questions: How many of those victims become abusers? Overall, Catholic school's staff are abusers in some form because of Roman Catholic beliefs and teachings. Times that by how many children they abused is astronomical. They grow up to abuse even if they are ex-Catholic or Catholic alumni. We need to question why adult Roman Catholic women behave unruly, bizarre and bully other women and men because their acts are destructive. There is a great possibility that they were molested and raped by their father/Father when they were a child. If they tried to get help, most likely they were either/and/or ignored, mocked, gawked at, devalued, humiliated, threatened, and their traumatized self was never tended to. As they grew up they never did enough self-help to mature into decent women and instead lash-out and … [Read more...] about Judges practice their Catholic upbringing in Court: A Cruel Trap
A tight group of advisers around President Mubarak worked hard to limit his vision of the world. The most notorious was the longtime minister of information, Safwat Sharif. The story always told about him sotto voce, whether true or not, was that he worked his way up through the security services filming people in love nests. Certainly he was known in government circles as the man who made it his business to keep dossiers full of damaging material about anyone and everyone who might be a threat to Mubarak or, indeed, to himself. … [Read more...] about The Tyranny and Tragedy of Hosni Mubarak